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MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech

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Modern paintings in historic surroundings

The museum offers a view of the paintings of modern artists, presented in an old town house with... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Steen H
Superb Gallery with a great Moroccan art collection

This gallery is a must see for people who love art and has to be the best place in Marrakech to get... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
David M
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Marrakech, Morocco
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The Macma is a private museum created by a passionate collector. It presents an exclusive collection of paintings and art pieces that are an integral part of the Moroccan artistic scene from the years 1920 to contemporary trends. The Macma also...more
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61, Rue de Yougoslavie | Passage Ghandouri, Gueliz, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

This is a very small museum. It has one floor with few paintings and one changing exhibition. It is overpriced- 50 DHS. I would pass.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rachel_F_Sydney_Aus
486christophe, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Dear Rachel, of course we do regret your appreciation of our museum. Art is a question of emotion, but as far as we feel, the "cost" (less than 5 euros) seems to have reduced any part of yours. I hope you did compared our prices...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

The museum offers a view of the paintings of modern artists, presented in an old town house with historic features.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steen H
486christophe, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you Steen. Really the historical "french area" of Marrakech The Gueliz is also an interesting patrimoine. We try to defend and protect him. Your comment can help.

Reviewed 8 July 2018

This gallery is a must see for people who love art and has to be the best place in Marrakech to get a feel for the Moroccan art scene. What I liked about it is that the wonderful collection is sourced just from local artists....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David M
486christophe, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

What a kind and joyfull report on your visit at the Macma. It makes us very happy to read your words as they are expressing the quality of art wghich is the purpose of our museum. Please let us share your enthusiast and nice appreciation...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We took time out of a busy day in Marrakesh and sought out this museum. Simple to find using google maps and looking out for the sign. The gallery is welcoming and the collection features some stunning pieces. Christophe the curator/owner was so friendly. He...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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486christophe, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

What a nice comment ! We stay wishfull of thse and mostly of your coming back to visit our second museum in the Medina "The Orientalist Museum". Many thanks to you and see you soon again.

Reviewed 4 March 2018

A museum that should be on your list when you are an art lover. Not easy to find but well worth the trip there. Beautiful setting and architecture and a small but relevant selection on African contemporary art.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank marlene_coco-morocco
486christophe, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Dear Madam, Thank you for your visit and comment on our museum. Hope you will come and visit us again soon, as we are preparing a new exhibition " 50 years of creation in Morocco". Best and grateful Regards, Christophe Sokal

Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

This is not a comment on the quality of the museum but a warning to potential travellers (who may, like us, walk an hour to get here!) that it is shut till 15th Feb. Museum, please note your trip advisor page still shows that you...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank jrapeter
486christophe, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Dear Peter, Thank you for your comment. Once again, we do apologize fro the temporary closing of our Museum due to the preparation of à new exhibition, to be held on next 15 february. We are also sorry not to have mentionned it on Trip...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018

This place s in a shopping centre, one half of which seems empty, but it's worth seeking it out. The works are well displayed and the entrance to the exhibits is really well done. There's a toilet.More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Christophe S, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Many thanks for your advices and kind evaluation of our museum. it is always a pleasure to welcome visitors as you in our "small place" dedicated to global art history of Morocco. Soon, we will open another museum in the heart of the medina, so...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017

We had some trouble finding the MACMA on the first go and it was a lot smaller then what we imagined but it was really fun to visit and we some really cool and colourful works. The girl at the counter was really friendly as...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Pietsanders
Christophe S, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Dear Piet, Thank you for your visit and kind comment on our "small" museum. I forward your compliment too to Bouchra, our cashier. We try to perform with a quite small place in the new town Gueliz, but soon we will be able to welcome...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I have been trying to find time to visit this new private museum opened in 2016 for a while. It is dedicated to oriental art from the 19th and 20th centuries. Paintings by European artists, influenced by Morocco, sit alongside local Moroccan artists. There are...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 425michelep
Christophe S, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Dear Michele, Thank you for your kind report on your visit at the Macma. It expresses your motivation and great interest fort oriental art, and of course we do apologize for the "difficult way" to find us inside the Passage Ghandouri. But anyway, we will...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

There is some really great art in this small museum, all by local artists, at least when I visited. Some of the art work were exceptional. It is, alas, too small and I was left longing for more. Nevertheless it's worth a brief visit. I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Robert E
Christophe S, Directeur général at MACMA Musee d'Art et de Culture de Marrakech, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Dear Robert We thank you for your comment and your support. And we apologize for the air conditioning missing (due to a technical problem). Well, the museum is not so big, for sure with 450 m³, but we do present in it about 80 oriental...More

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